The next generation iPhone will have larger screen that measures 4 inches from corner to corner, according to sources. All recent versions of the iPhones have 3.5 inches display.
Apple also doubled the resolution to 640 x 960 pixels with the iPhone 4 and 4S, compared to 320 x 480 pixels with iPhone 3 and 3GS.
Sources told that Apple, the world’s most valuable company, ordered larger display screens from suppliers in South Korea and Japan.
Samsung, Apple’s principal competitor, unveiled its Galaxy Nexus smartphone with a 4.65-inch display, and Galaxy Note with a 5.3-inch.
According to various reports, the new iPhone will go into production as soon as August, after the screen suppliers will get production orders from Apple, which could begin as soon as June.Tags: Apple